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With Hate Crimes Up 60%, Aldermen Say New Plan Is Needed

Seventy-seven hate crimes have been reported to the Commission on Human Relations by the police so far this year, Noriega said. In all of 2018, there were 78 hate crimes reported to police, Noriega said.

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Top Cop Eddie Johnson Is Retiring From Chicago Police Department

Johnson, handpicked by former Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2016, helmed the department during a tumultuous time. He's currently under investigation after being found asleep in his car last month.

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Chicago’s The Most Dangerous City For Migrating Birds In The Fall. Here’s How To Help Them

Have you seen an injured or dazed bird? The Chicago Bird Collision Monitors can help. "These guys are like little tourists coming through Chicago."

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High Winds Threaten An Already Battered Chicago Lakeshore, Weather Service Warns

A lakeshore flooding advisory was issued for the city Wednesday, making the North Side's shoreline erosion problem even worse.

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CPS Tallies Cost Of New Teachers Contract In 2020: $33M, But Six Strike Days Will Save $68M

The district plans to make up five days of school canceled by the strike by holding class on Nov. 27, the day before Thanksgiving, Jan. 2 and Jan. 3, June 17 and June 18.

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Wines Inspired By Chicago Neighborhoods Now Available At City Winery

Pilsen, Wrigleyville, Old Town and more are represented by City Winery's new lineup.

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Here’s What The New CPS Calendar Will Be If 5 Days Are Added In

The days were added in to partially make up for days lost to the Chicago Teachers Union strike.

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Christkindlmarket Is Back To Having Boot-Shaped Mugs This Year

The mugs are white with scenes from the holiday market on the outside.

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Christmas Window Already Going Up On State Street With Art From DePaul Students

Thirty DePaul students spent more than a year making a stop-motion animation video for the window display.